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  • Teacher's 'kissing game' leads to review of New Hampshire school district

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - A school district in southern New Hampshire is overhauling its sexual harassment policies after U.S. officials found a male high school teacher played a "kissing game" with students and made sexually charged comments, a city...
  • TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling

     TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling
    "A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men." That famous line was written by Stephen King, the renowned author of twisted horror novels. However, it is a passage much more befitting of modern American sports writing, where the plot line too often...
  • LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads

      LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads
    Like Supt. John Deasy and others in the Los Angeles Unified School District, I am concerned about the educational civil rights of the district's students. While the iPad-for-every-student controversy has gotten much media coverage lately, a long-term...
  • Alumni group says Ohio university fired band director to placate probe

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio State University alumni group critical of the firing of a popular band director said on Friday his dismissal was a bid to appease Title IX investigators probing sexual harassment and abuse at the school. Jon Waters was fired...
  • Column: What to do when your college shuts down

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The collapse of Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the abrupt shutdown of several other for-profit campuses this year have left tens of thousands of students wondering about the future of their education - and their debt. For many...
  • School district wins Green Ribbon award

    Palm Beach County schools can tie a green ribbon around their old banyan trees: They are among the most environmentally sustainable schools in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Education. After being awarded a Green Ribbon Schools District...
  • Louisiana governor sues U.S. over education's Common Core

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday sued the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. The move by the Republican governor, who is widely viewed as holding...
  • New rules could cut access to education

    By Curtis Austin Roger Vazquez knows more about what it takes to succeed than most people. Roger, a graduate of City College in Fort Lauderdale, is an emergency medical technician in Lauderdale Lakes who survived a traumatic accident of his own. In the...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...
  • LAUSD says it's not subject to state's 'parent trigger' law this year

    LAUSD says it's not subject to state's 'parent trigger' law this year
    A controversial state law permitting parents to petition for sweeping changes in failing schools cannot be used this year in Los Angeles Unified, district officials decided. In a letter from a district lawyer to former state Sen. Gloria Romero...
  • Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says

    Newtown Teachers Went Back Too Soon, Union Head Says
    HARTFORD — Teachers in the Newtown school district were put back to work too soon after the Sandy Hook shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, without an adequate assessment of their mental health, the president of the Newtown teachers' union said Friday....